Zephaniah 1:5

“And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and them that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that swear by Malcham;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And them that worship the hoste of heauen vpon the house tops, & them that worship, and that sweare by the Lord, and that sweare by Malcham:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And those who bow down on the housetops to the host of heaven, And those who bow down {and} swear to the LORD and {yet} swear by Milcom,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and them that worship, that swear to Jehovah and swear by Malcam;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the worshippers of the army of heaven on the house-tops, and the Lord's worshippers who take oaths by Milcom,
- Basic English Bible

and them that bow down to the host of the heavens upon the housetops; and them that bow down to Jehovah, that swear by [him], and swear by Malcham;
- Darby Bible

And them that worship the host of heaven upon the house-tops; and them that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that swear by Malcham;
- Webster's Bible

those who worship the army of the sky on the housetops, those who worship and swear by Yahweh and also swear by Malcam,
- World English Bible

And those bowing themselves On the roofs to the host of the heavens, And those bowing themselves, Swearing to Jehovah, and swearing by Malcham,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and them that worship, that swear to the LORD and swear by Malcam;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Zephaniah 1:5


1:5 House - tops - On the flat roofs of their houses. And that swear - That mixt idol - worship, and the worship of the true God; that devote themselves to God, and Baal, or Malchim, that is, Moloch.


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